Health Resources and Services Administrationlinks to a HRSA page

Family-to-Family Health Information Center Feedback Surveyslinks to a HRSA page

Notice in the Federal Register

HRSA published a Notice in the Federal Register requesting public comment on the new Family-to-Family Health Information Center (F2F) Feedback Surveys. The feedback surveys were developed to determine the extent to which F2F Health Information Centers provide service to families of CYSHCN and health professionals who serve such families. Comments are due April 23, 2018. Comments are specifically recommended on:

  • The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions
  • The accuracy of the estimated burden of completing the survey
  • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected
  • The use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.

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National Academy for State Health PolicyHRSA Disclaimer

Maps Showing State Medicaid Managed Care Program Design for CYSHCNHRSA Disclaimer

Collection of Maps

The NASHP has developed national maps that highlight key characteristics of states' Medicaid Managed Care (MMC) program design for CYSHCN. The maps also illustrate states enrolling CYSHCN in MMC by delivery-system model and states with specialized managed care plans for CYSHCN.

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National Center for Medical Home ImplementationHRSA Disclaimer and National Academy for State Health PolicyHRSA Disclaimer

State Title V and Medicaid Collaboration to Support Pediatric Medical Home Implementation (PDF)HRSA Disclaimer

Fact Sheet

The NCMHI and NASHP published a new fact sheet that discusses main ideas from the 2017 webinar, Supporting Title V and Medicaid Collaboration in Pediatric Medical Home Implementation. The fact sheet provides strategies and promising practices to enhance collaboration on pediatric medical home initiatives between MCH Title V, CYSHCN programs and Medicaid agencies. Examples of Medicaid-Title V collaborative efforts from Colorado, Connecticut, and Texas are highlighted.

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American Academy of PediatricsHRSA Disclaimer

Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care: Part IHRSA Disclaimer

Clinical Practice Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated clinical practice guidelines to assist primary care (PC) clinicians in the management of adolescent depression. This part of the updated guidelines is used to address practice preparation, identification, assessment, and initial management of adolescent depression in PC settings.

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Training & Educational

Health Resources and Services Administrationlinks to a HRSA page

Behavioral Health Virtual Job Fair - Save the Date!HRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Former and soon-to-graduate Division of MCH Workforce Development trainees who are interested in a career in behavioral health are encouraged to attend this virtual job fair. All you need in order to attend is your phone, a computer or tablet, and an internet connection. More than 100 health care organizations across the country will participate and discuss open positions. To register, create a professional profile on HRSA’s Health Workforce Connector,links to a HRSA page and sign-up for the job fair beginning Tuesday, March 13 (space will be limited).

Behavioral Health Job Fair

National Center for Medical Home ImplementationHRSA Disclaimer

Family Engagement Quality Improvement Implementation Guide (YouTube)HRSA Disclaimer

Video Tutorial

Developed by the NCMHI, this video tutorial provides pediatric clinicians, MCH Title V/CYSHCN program staff, family/caregivers, and other stakeholders a section-by-section overview of the web-based Family Engagement Quality Improvement Project Implementation Guide. The tutorial provides an overview of each section of the implementation guide and provides brief details about various tools and resources included in the guide.


Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Framing Adolescent HealthHRSA Disclaimer

Webinar Series

This webinar series will borrow strategies used by commercial advertisers, leverage the best thinking of cognitive linguists, and apply findings from the latest communication research to help shape how people think about and support the health of young people. The next webinar in the series, Adolescents & Sex, will be held on March 27, 2018. This webinar will discuss recommendations for communicating about adolescent health in general, with a specific emphasis on sexual health. One additional webinar in the series is scheduled, “Equity, Disparities, Social Determinants,” which will be held on April 10, 2018.

Register for Adolescents & SexHRSA Disclaimer today.

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National Center for Interprofessional Practice and EducationHRSA Disclaimer

Nexus Summit 2018HRSA Disclaimer

July 29 to 31, 2018
Minneapolis, MN

This year’s theme is Creating Results: Interprofessional Vision to Action. The Summit brings together a growing community of health professionals and educators who are committed to a future in health care where interprofessional teams improve the health of individuals and the communities where they live. Advance registration rates end June 1, 2018.

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HRSA Funding Opportunities

Vision Screening in Young Childrenlinks to a HRSA page

March 26, 2018

The purpose of this program is to fund a national entity to support state efforts to implement evidence-based and promising early childhood vision screening, follow-up, and surveillance protocols by providing technical assistance, tools, training, and opportunities for information sharing and learning. Recipients will provide state entities expert and peer guidance to support the development and replication of strategies that are adapted to meet the unique needs of underserved communities, and address systemic barriers to implementing comprehensive systems for delivering vision screening services to young children.

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Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Capacity Building Programlinks to a HRSA page

March 27, 2018

The purpose of the Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Capacity Building Program (AYAH-NCBP) is to improve the health of adolescents and young adults (aged 10 to 25) (AYAs) by strengthening the capacity of state maternal and child health (MCH) programs and their clinical partners to address the needs of these population groups. Within the unique needs of this population, this program includes a focus on behavioral health.

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National Fetal, Infant, and Child Death Review Programlinks to a HRSA page

April 2, 2018

The purpose of the Fetal, Infant, and Child Death Review Program (FICDRP) is to reduce fetal, infant, and child deaths by improving the quality of fatality reviews and providing evidence-based prevention strategies. Currently, there are approximately 1,350 Child Death Review (CDR) teams and 175 Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) programs in the US. This cooperative agreement will provide two categories of funding to improve and strengthen state and local capacity of the FIMR programs and CDR teams to perform complete and accurate fetal, infant, and child death reviews.

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Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network on School-Based Health Serviceslinks to a HRSA page

April 18, 2018

The purpose of the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network on School-Based Health Services (CoIIN-SBHS) cooperative agreement program is to improve children’s and adolescents’ access to high quality, comprehensive health care through the expanded use of evidence-based models of school-based health (SBH) services, including SBH centers and comprehensive school mental health systems (CSMHSs). The intent of the CoIIN-SBHS is to improve the quality of SBH centers and CSMHSs, and to enhance the sustainability and growth of these models of SBH services across the nation and in urban, suburban, and rural settings.

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